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Salvador Dalí quotes offer a glimpse into Dalí’s eccentric and provocative personality, his perspective on art and surrealism, and his delight in challenging conventions. They reflect his belief in the power of imagination and the freedom to push boundaries in artistic expression.

“I don’t do drugs. I am drugs.”

“Give me two hours a day of activity, and I’ll take the other twenty-two in dreams.”

“Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.”

Salvador Dalí quotes

“Every morning when I wake up, I experience an exquisite joy – the joy of being Salvador Dalí – and I ask myself in rapture, ‘What wonderful things is this Dalí going to accomplish today?'”

“I am not strange. I am just not normal.”

“What is important is to spread confusion, not eliminate it.”

The Earth Goddess (the Chef), 1980, Salvador Dalí

“The only difference between me and a madman is that I am not mad.”

“Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it.”

“Give me liberty or give me a thoroughly efficient government.”

“I believe that the moment is near when by a procedure of active paranoiac thought, it will be possible to systematise confusion and contribute to the total discrediting of the world of reality.”